kitchen

In a domus or villa the kitchen usually consisted of little more than an open counter and a sink. The counter had an arched area underneath used for a wood oven and storing fuel. Cooking implements, such as pots, pans, ladles and strainers, would hang on the walls. The cook would light small fires in a charcoal pit on the counter, and either boil t…...

Kitchen

A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation. In the West, a modern residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a dishwasher and other electric applian...
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kitchen

(from the article `building construction`) ...fire resistance. Gypsum board forms the substrate to which a number of other materials, including thin wood-veneered plywood and vinyl fabrics, ... Kitchen furniture and furnishings go back to antiquity. In the Middle Ages, the kitchen, with its fireplace, was the most centrally placed room ...
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KITCHEN

(Pocket games) A slang term used to describe the area of the table between the head string and the cushion on the head end of the table
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kitchen

[n] - a room equipped for preparing meals
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Kitchen

• (v. t.) To furnish food to; to entertain with the fare of the kitchen. • (n.) A utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen. • (n.) A cookroom; the room of a house appropriated to cookery.
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kitchen

noun a room equipped for preparing meals
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Kitchen

Kitch'en (kĭch'ĕn) noun [ Middle English kichen , kichene , kuchene , Anglo-Saxon cycene , Latin coquina , equiv. to culina a kitchen, from coquinus pertaining to cooking, from coquere to cook. See Cook to prepare food, an...
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Kitchen

Kitch'en transitive verb To furnish food to; to entertain with the fare of the kitchen. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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kitchen

1. A cookroom; the room of a house appropriated to cookery. 'Cool was his kitchen, though his brains were hot.' (Dryden) 'A fat kitchen makes a lean will.' (Franklin) ... 2. A utensil for roasting meat; as, a tin kitchen. Kitchen garden. See Garden. Kitchen lee, dirty soapsuds. ' A brazen tub of kitchen lee.' . Kitchen stuff, fat collected from pot...
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Kitchen

A type of tea urn with a lamp or heating iron and a spigot or tap. A term used by Matthew Boulton in his catalogues to describe his plated urns.
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kitchen

kitchen, separate room or other space set aside for the cooking or preparation of meals. When cooking first moved indoors, it was performed, with other domestic labors, in the common room, where the fire burned on the hearth, or—even earlier, before chimneys were known—on the floor in th...
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